It was designed by Georgia Tech architectural student Hubert Puckett for what was at that site — Johnny Reb's Chick, Chuck and Shake.
KFC took over in 1974 and considered tearing down the bird structure in 1993 after high winds damaged it.
The renovation of 12 Cobb Parkway was announced in January as part of a larger effort to freshen up the other 50 or so KFCs owned by KBP Foods.
The company said to expect a wall of Big Chicken history as part of the overhaul.
It isn’t clear from the Facebook post if the film will be premiered at the Thursday grand opening event.
Until then, you can watch this interesting video of the walking Big Chicken mascot or a video below showing crews repainting the chicken structure.
To Davey Vining of Venture Construction, this project is much more than just another business transaction, as he's been given the opportunity to give back to the community and help a construct that helped shape his childhood.